double-clutch

verb
dou·​ble-clutch | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈkləch How to pronounce double-clutch (audio) \
double-clutched; double-clutching; double-clutches

Definition of double-clutch

intransitive verb

: to shift gears in an automotive vehicle by shifting into neutral and pumping the clutch before shifting to another gear

First Known Use of double-clutch

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Double-clutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-clutch. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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